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  1. food borne illnesses
    Romaine Lettuce Is Making People Sick AgainDidn’t we just go through this?
  2. outbreaks
    Okay, Now It’s Safe to Eat RomaineCaesar is back.
  3. lettuce wars
    America Finally Willing to Eat Iceberg LettuceSales have soared following the romaine E. coli outbreak.
  4. outbreaks
    FDA Says It’s Identified the Source of the Romaine OutbreakWhich means romaine lettuce may return to the produce section very soon.
  5. outbreaks
    This Is a Record Year for Foodborne IllnessesThe CDC has investigated more outbreaks in 2018 than in any of the previous ten years.
  6. recalls
    Tainted Lettuce Is Still Giving Americans E. ColiThe government still isn’t sure of the source of the contamination.
  7. Food-Safety Experts Say Avoid Romaine Lettuce If You’re Not Into E. ColiAn outbreak tied to the greens has sickened 58 and killed 2.
  8. recalls
    You Should Probably Just Throw Out Your FlourGeneral Mills has expanded its recall over E. coli fears a second time.
  9. recalls
    Even Pancakes Aren’t Safe AnymoreGeneral Mills has recalled 30 million pounds of mix over E. coli fears.
  10. health warnings
    FDA Warns You Should Never Eat Raw Cookie Dough AgainThe pathogens in it “could be a problem.”
  11. Studies
    Researchers Warn of New E. Coli Strain That Can ‘Survive Cooking’It can apparently resist temperatures up to 160 degrees.
  12. Recalls
    General Mills Just Recalled 10 Million Pounds of Flour Over E. Coli FearsHealth officials are investigating 38 reported illnesses in 20 states.
  13. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Blames CDC for ‘Panic’ Over E. ColiA complaint argues the agency’s reports “unnecessarily intensified the public’s concern.”
  14. Recoveries
    Fear of Chipotle Is Slowly WaningSurvey respondents say their “willingness to eat at Chipotle” is increasing.
  15. The Chain Gang
    We’ll Probably Never Know What Caused Chipotle’s E. Coli OutbreakThe CDC is supposed to conclude its investigation today, without declaring the source.
  16. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Sued Again, This Time for Misleading Investors About Food SafetyNow shareholders are turning against the company.
  17. The Chain Gang
    Angry Boston Mom Hits Chipotle With Its First Norovirus LawsuitCo-CEO Steve Ells also fumbled a big interview question.
  18. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Says New Food-Safety Measures Won’t Raise Burrito Prices“This is a cost that we will bear,” co-CEO Steve Ells says.
  19. The Future
    Start-ups Are Creating Gadgets to Detect E. Coli and GlutenThe 2015 outbreaks have some entrepreneurs rethinking their tech gizmos.
  20. Health Concerns
    Chipotle’s Norovirus Outbreak Grows to 141 PeopleThat’s an unusually high number.
  21. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle’s CEO Defended His Restaurants on TodaySteve Ells says the troubled chain will become “the safest place to eat.”
  22. Health Concerns
    How Chipotle Plans to Make Its Food Safer After a Scary YearThe chain has a plan to get “10 to 20 years ahead of industry norms.”
  23. Health Concerns
    Another Chipotle Is Closed After Making at Least 30 People SickSo many Boston College basketball players are ill that their next game could be canceled.
  24. Health Scares
    Chipotle’s E. Coli Outbreak Spreads to 3 More StatesThis keeps getting worse.
  25. Health Concerns
    Chipotle Backs Off Its Local-Ingredients Policy After E. Coli ScareThe chain’s “not sure” all local suppliers meet the new food standards it’s adopted.
  26. Health Scares
    There’s an E. Coli Scare at Starbucks Now, TooAs with all things in life, blame it on celery.
  27. Health Scares
    Costco’s Chicken Salad Is Giving People E. Coli, TooNineteen people have gotten sick so far.
  28. Health Scares
    Chipotle’s E. Coli Outbreak Spreads to 4 More StatesThere are no plans to close affected stores in New York, Minnesota, California, or Ohio.
  29. The Chain Gang
    That Anti-Chipotle Group Is Now Running Full-Page Ads About E. ColiApparently, “You can’t spell ‘Chipotle’ without ‘E. coli.’”
  30. Lawsuits
    It Only Took a Day for Someone to Sue Chipotle for the E. Coli OutbreakThat was fast.
  31. Recalls
    A Bottled-Water Company Recalled Its Products Over Fears of E. ColiNiagara Bottling produces water for 14 brands, including 7-11, Wegmans, and ShopRite.
  32. Food Safety
    Your Salad May Be Making You SickLettuce and leafy vegetables cause the majority of food-borne illnesses.
  33. Safety First
    FDA Releases Two Major Food-Safety RulesFruit and vegetable producers are required to pay more attention to what’s happening in the field.
  34. Beef
    Tom Mylan Wants You to Know That Rare Burgers Are Not the Problem“When you move to outlaw hamburgers, it’s a pretty clear sign that your food system is broken.”
  35. Mediavore
    EPA Trucks Water In Where Gas Drilling Polluted Wells; Yes, There Is a KosherPlus: Wines from the Galicia region are much different from all other Spanish wines; and a nutty new theory about how to treat E. coli, all in our morning news roundup.
  36. Mediavore
    Cilantro and Chicken Recalled; The French Are Wrong About Letting Kids DrinkPlus low corn yields will likely keep food costs high; and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s late husband gets a recipe tribute, all in our morning news roundup.
  37. Mediavore
    Tainted Ground Beef Turns Up at Dover Air Force Base; Friendly’s FacesPlus: Tons of Top Chef alumni are opening restaurants; and Popeye’s introduces Dip’n Chik’n nuggets, all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Food Politics
    Dems Blame Boenher and the GOP for Listeria and E. Coli OutbreaksRecent listeria and E. coli outbreaks are being called a “wake-up call.”
  39. Health Concerns
    Food Safety Appears to Be the First Casualty of the Debt DealThe debt deal reached last week will limit the FDA’s enforcement and inspection abilities.
  40. Mediavore
    Burger King Crash Shows the Dangers of Eating Fast Food; KFC Compiles a DossierPlus: Mexican papayas cause a small food-poisoning outbreak in Illinois; and American officials are pushing to broaden the types of E. coli that’s subject to regulation, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. Health Concerns
    Uh-oh: Cuddly Chickens Responsible for Salmonella InfectionsHandling adorable baby chickens and ducklings has made 49 people in sixteen states sick since February.
  42. Mediavore
    David Chang Flies First Class; Killer E-Coli Moves to FranceThe chef also wants to apologize for spilling his wine on another passenger while high.
  43. Mediavore
    Bounced Smoker Opens Fire on Nicetown Bar; Average Americans Drink Too Much SodaPlus: E. coli wreaks havoc on France; and Cheerio’s celebrates a major milestone, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Mediavore
    Workers Picket Amoroso Bakery; Deep-Fried Kool-Aid Balls Are, Like, a Thing NowPlus: Yoplait’s ads get the hook; and a formers Pizza Hut president was elected Mayor of Dallas, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Food Politics
    UNC Professor Wishes Everyone Would Stop Complaining About Food SafetyOnly eight people die each day from eating tainted food, so can everybody please relax?
  46. Mediavore
    Proposed Curfew in Camden Would Close Restaurants and Take-Outs Early; FoodPlus: Many stricken by e. coli will require kidney transplants; and Taiwan destroys tons of DEHP contaminated beverages, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. Mediavore
    Discolored Water on Tap in Somerville; Celebrities Get Food Poisoning, TooPlus E. coli’s wrath and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  48. Mediavore
    SoCal Supermarket Strike Looming; Where to Find E. ColiEmployees at Southern California’s top three grocery giants are readying to strike over health benefits.
  49. Mediavore
    It’s Not About the Money or the Honey For Urban Beekeepers; Midday FormalPlus: E. coli’s top culprits identified; and humanely raised animals are unlikely to harbor E. coli and salmonella, all in our morning news roundup.
  50. Mediavore
    Beverage Industry Launches a Campaign Against Mayor Nutter and Calls For SodaPlus: Restaurants cater to anti-social patrons with online ordering; and the U.N. says high food costs are here to stay, all in our morning news roundup.
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